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France
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Yvonne can speak french and gave us lots of advice for our beginning trip in Sri Lanka. The place is far away for the city, on purpose: quiet and peacefull. We booked a nice suite with two bedrooms (two bedrroms next to each other with a corridor), perfect for our family (2 adults + 2 children). The garden is beautiful...

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 10 July 2013

I spent a week at Leijay Resort in June 2013 doing business in the Galle area. The Resort is actually a compound of several smaller buildings situated in a beautiful tropical garden (where the lawn is literally manicured). The Resort is located in a quasi suburban section of the Galle-region, which makes it a very quiet place and since several...

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Reviewed 7 July 2013

I spent 4 nights at Leijay, then returned for another week after my Ayurvedic treatment since I couldn't think of any place I'd rather be. Highlights of Leijay are the pool and gardens, beautiful and relaxing. It is a small guesthouse, so you never feel over run by guests. Breakfast, which is included in the room price, was quite nice,...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Not really a hotel or B&B, more an individual room with a enormous shared balcony for just 2 or 3 other rooms. Garden is fantastic with wild orchids, a large pond, lemon trees and a fab swimming pool. Service always with a smile from all the staff. The owner was away when I was there and the staff was just...

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Reviewed 20 June 2013 via mobile

What a beautiful guesthouse! It is nestled away from the fort area (15min tuk tuk) but worth it for the peace and tranquility you experience. Beautiful gardens and a pool (we were very thankful of this as we were here for a month). All of the staff are so friendly and will go out of their way to help. The...

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 13 June 2013

Unfortunately we just stayed for one night in this lovely quiet place. The stuff was very nice and helpful, the rooms big, beautifully decorated and clean. there is so much space to sit outside with many people, books all around, cosy atmosphere. the garden is beautiful! the breakfast was great aswell, all in all a perfect stay!

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Reviewed 9 June 2013 via mobile

Agree with all the other comments this place is beautiful the garden is very well kept and the pool is a good size for relaxing or doing laps in. Coconuts straight from the trees, excellent breakfasts, happy friendly helpful staff and immaculately clean rooms. A little out of Galle so you need to take a tuk tuk anywhere you want...

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Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 May 2013

I have spent a total of 1 and half years visiting Galle to work and have always returned to Leijay for my accomodation. Why? First the quality and friendship of the staff from Yvonne the owner, impeccably professional and helpful and all of her staff: Dinesh and Sudath the tuk tuk drivers, , Dilini the secretary, Jayantha, the cook, Suresh...

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Durham, North Carolina
Reviewed 17 May 2013

We used Leijay as a base in Sri Lanka for 11 weeks, and we cannot say enough good (or great) things about the place. We have spent quite a bit of time in Galle Fort, but we were sooooo much happier to be able to stay outside the Fort. First, the pool is a fantastic place to spend the heat...

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Sydney
Reviewed 11 May 2013

Once you pass through the nondescript gate you walk into an oasis of palms, Bougainvillea and coconut trees. Look closer and you will see the carefully tendered orchid gardens, with no two orchid alike. When we reached our bungalow we genuinely thought we had made a mistake and checked the emails. Indeed it was only $25 a night each for...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ten minutes from Galle Fort, in a quiet and peaceful location, we have 3 villas and an apartment with 15 rooms altogether. There is a beautiful outdoor pool, tropical gardens, large verandas and a gazebo to add to your stay. Each room has a flat screen TV and a DVD player. The TVs have a USB port so you can bring in your own movies. Free movies are available at the reception. There is an AC in every room and all bathrooms are fitted with hot showers. Free wireless is available in the rooms and throughout the property. Airport pick and drop is available. A van and three-wheeler is also available to take guests around to the historic Galle Fort and the Unawatuna beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Leijay Resort

Address: 43 A/B New Lane | Madawalamulla, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $60 - $145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“Rooms vary enormously. Ask to see whats available and check water pressure and power, before accepting a room.”
 of 5 bubbles 520ianm, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Inspect your room carefully. Many, many problems.”
 of 5 bubbles QWalla, 1 Jan 2016 | Read review
“All will probably be ok.”
 of 5 bubbles PatrikQ, 5 Jan 2015 | Read review
“As far as we could tell, all the rooms are large and open onto big comfortable verandas.”
 of 5 bubbles lynita, 22 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Stay in one of the bungalow/house rooms, more expensive, but lovely and have air conditioning.”
 of 5 bubbles 8cnh, 18 Jun 2014 | Read review
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